North Korea, like other nations, sent its best athletes to South Korea in the quest for Olympic gold. But it also dispatched a squad of 230 cheerleaders, sometimes referred to as Kim Jong-un’s army of beauties.
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"This is unbelievable, unexpected," Leyva said after the multitudinous embrace of his family and fans who greeted him at Miami International Airport's terminal G. "I dedicate this medal to my parents, my grandparents, all the people who followed me [...] really did not expect this nice welcome," said Leyva upon his arrival at MIA.
A Brazilian school in Ipanema was transformed into a villa with rooftop barbecues, stunning views and lots of chill space inside for Team USA and Olympic family members when they want to relax on off days.
Brazilian authorities allege that Ryan Lochte and three other Team USA swimmers got into a fight with a gas station employee the night that they say they were robbed at gunpoint. Brazilian authorities say they tried to cover up the fight with the robbery story.
A native of Jackson, Miss.,, young sprinter Frentorish “Tori” Bowie has waited four years for this moment. She tries not to think too much about the coveted Gold Medal, as she trains relentlessly, in the hot Florida sun.
Several Team USA athletes have been spotted (literally) with round purple or red marks. An acupuncturist says these are the telltale signs of an ancient Chinese medicine practice called cupping. She explains why elite athletes may find it useful.